Laura M. Harvey

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Laura Mae Harvey

86, Indianapolis, passed away August 14, 2014. She was born May 4, 1928 at Indianapolis to the late Malcolm D. and Dorothy Yoke Elmore. Laura Mae married Wilbur Harvey October 13, 1946 at Indianapolis and he survives.

Other survivors include daughters, Beth Shepherd, Greenwood and Peggy (Randy) Duncan, Indianapolis; sons, Mac (Janie) Harvey, Houston, TX, and Mark (Teresa) Harvey, Indianapolis; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brothers, Martin (Barbara) Elmore, FL and Robert Elmore, Murfreesboro, TN. She was preceded in death by her sister, Nancy Neiman.

By her example she taught her family how to be the best wife, mother and grandmother. Laura Mae was a member of Shelbyville Christian Church and attended Rosedale Hills United Methodist Church. She was an accomplished vocalist, pianist and organist. She was very active in all aspects of church ministry directing the choir, teaching, and writing and directing plays. She had volunteered at Shelby County Hospice, Kindred Nursing Homes, Triton Elementary School, and knitted newborn caps. Her employment included Internal Revenue Service for ten years assisting taxpayers and providing training for tax preparers, retiring in 1991. The family wants to acknowledge the wonderful care that the staff of Kindred Transitional Care of Greenwood gave to Laura Mae and her family.

A memorial service will be at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, August 23, at Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center with visitation 2:00 p.m. until time of service. Memorial gifts may be given to the or Rosedale Hills UMC. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Indianapolis, IN 46227
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Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Aug. 17, 2014
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